Bloom Time February – May

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 3

Aperture Type Compound

Ornamentation Striate

Tectum Semitectate

Size (um)

Shape Triangular

Pollen Color Yellow, Brown, Tan

Honey Bee Resources

Pollen Source • •

Nectar Source • • •

Prunus spp. honey is typically light in color, quick to granulate, but has good flavor. Prunus spp. may contribute to early honey surplus for honey bees.


Sammataro, D. and Harman, A. (2013). “Major Flowers Important to Honey Bees in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic States”. AlphaGraphics, Tucson, AZ.



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